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Smart Shopping Team

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, September 21.

The Secret Cave in Central Park—And Why It Was Sealed

Stacy Conradt

The Tom Sawyer-esque hideout was a big hit with both children and adults.

Nike’s Self-Lacing Sneakers Go On Sale November 28

Shaunacy Ferro

It's the 21st century. We shouldn't have to tie our own shoes.

You Can Now Save Your Photo Edits as Drafts on Instagram

Shaunacy Ferro

And you don’t need to update the app to activate the new feature.

A Turkish Company Built a Working Transformer

Jake Rossen

It's a robot in disguise—as a very slow-moving car.

How The Emoticon Was Invented

Stacy Conradt

It all started with a :-)

12 Thought-Provoking Quotes from H.G. Wells

Stacy Conradt

As one of the founding fathers of science fiction, Herbert George Wells certainly had a lot to say about the human race.

Church Wants to Sell Building Containing Rare Keith Haring Stairway Mural

Kirstin Fawcett

The stairwell art depicts Haring's signature dancing figures, radiant babies, and dogs.

Newsletter Alerts You to the Asteroid Flybys Happening Almost Daily

Michele Debczak

Now, there’s an easy way to keep tabs on the notable space rocks that zoom past the planet without purchasing a high-powered telescope.

NASA Research Says These Are the Best Air-Purifying Plants

Caitlin Schneider

It's time for a shopping spree at your local nursery.

8 Milestones in Online Music Distribution

Nick Keppler

Digital music has a longer history than you'd expect.

These Wireless Headphones Are Shaped Like Ears

Anna Green

The Sound headphones were inspired by the structure of the human ear.

Just in Time for Halloween: Brunch-Themed Candy Corn

Rebecca OConnell

Two controversial culinary experiences have joined forces in what's sure to be a divisive treat.

Watch a Song from 'Hamilton' Performed in ASL

Arika Okrent

Sarah Tubert is captain of the National Deaf Volleyball team, which recently won gold at the World Deaf Championships, but athletics isn't her only talent.

Morning Cup of Links: The Lost Colony of Roanoke

Miss Cellania

It's a great day when you start with greta links!